Organ Recital Series: Christopher Jacobson
Chapel Organist Christopher Jacobson, FRCO, presents his recital this year on the Aeolian organ. In his performance, Jacobson will explore the theme of "Time," including how we perceive and experience it. Jean-Baptiste Robin's "The Hands of Time," written for the 2018 National Convention of the American Guide of Organists, and Camille Saint-Saens' famous "Maestoso" from Symphony No. 3 will feature alongside music of Bach, Vierne, and Bolcom. Admission is free.
Jacobson has presented organ recitals in North America, Europe, and Australia, and records for the Dutch label Pentatone. A GRAMMY-nominated artist in collaboration with the South Dakota Chorale in their recording of Marcel Tyberg's Masses, he has performed the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maurice Duruflé across the United States.
Face masks are required to be worn inside of the Chapel. Learn more about the university's public health measures: https://returnto.duke.edu/public-health-measures/ .
Paid parking is available on a first come, first served basis in the Bryan Center Parking Lot at 125 Science Drive. ADA parking is available in the Bryan Center Surface Lot at the same address.
A beloved cornerstone of the Chapel Music calendar, the Organ Recital Series showcases internationally acclaimed organists performing enduring favorites, modern masterpieces, and original improvisations. The Chapel's Kathleen Upton Byrns McClendon Organ (Aeolian, 1932), Benjamin N. Duke Memorial Organ (Flentrop,1976), and Brombaugh Organ (1997)are all featured in the series.
Learn more about Duke Chapel's 2021-22 concert season at chapel.duke.edu/music.